Cupcakes

Peanut Butter-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

Buckle up, you guys. I have something today that’s guaranteed to make your Monday a little less Monday-ish. Peanut Butter-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes. That’s right. These babies are dense, moist, and oh-so chocolatey, and are sandwiched with a layer of peanut butter at the base of the cupcake, and another layer of peanut butter frosting magic…… Continue reading Peanut Butter-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

Cakes

Berry Almond Cake with Coconut Whipped Cream

It’s installment number two from Mother’s Day brunch! If you missed number one, it was Carrot Cake Petit Fours… to die for carrot-y deliciousness. Today’s recipe is a perfect compliment. With sweet berries, dense and moist almond cake, and the light, slightly surprising flavor of coconut whipped cream, this Berry Almond Cake with Coconut Whipped…… Continue reading Berry Almond Cake with Coconut Whipped Cream

Bars · Cakes

Carrot Cake Petit Fours

Happy Monday, everyone! I have a super cute recipe to share with you today, packed with enough sweetness to get you through what is undoubtedly the hardest day of the week… especially after such a beautiful weekend. Carrot Cake Petit Fours! The sun’s been shining nonstop in CT, and Mother’s Day last weekend was an…… Continue reading Carrot Cake Petit Fours

Breads

Chocolate Coconut Island Bread

Hello friends! I hope you’re all doing well. I finished my freshman year of college! I can barely believe it. In some ways, this year flew by, and in other ways it felt like an eternity. It’s been a year of ups and downs, but one thing has stayed constant – sweets! I have an…… Continue reading Chocolate Coconut Island Bread

Scones

Classic Brilliant British Scones

Happy spring, everybody! It’s finally here!! I could not be happier. Finally, the hoping and wishing is done and the sun is truly shining… not just my UV lamp. Today in Boston the temperature is in the high 70s and the city is alive with the sights, sounds, and smells of spring, from newly blooming crocuses…… Continue reading Classic Brilliant British Scones

Cookies

Black & White Strawberry Cream Puffs

Hello, hello! I hope you’re all having a lovely week so far, and getting as excited for springtime as I am. I have a really exciting recipe to share today inspired by my recent obsession with The Great British Baking Show (if you haven’t watched it yet,  make sure you have zero obligations for the…… Continue reading Black & White Strawberry Cream Puffs

Breads

Hearty Chocolate Chip Bread with Salted Honey Butter

Hello and happy spring! Although it is technically spring now, it still feels absolutely like winter here in Boston. It’s freezing out and there’s such a biting wind. It actually  hurts to go outside without a full-on parka, plus a hat and gloves and scarf. Seriously. If you live somewhere warm, I’m so jealous of…… Continue reading Hearty Chocolate Chip Bread with Salted Honey Butter

Cakes

Milk and Cookies Cake

Happy Thursday! We’ve almost made it through the week, you guys – only a day to go. We can do this. And this ~Milk and Cookies Cake~ is going to help us get there. Save this recipe for the weekend, and have a supremely delicious and unique recipe to look forward to! I was inspired by…… Continue reading Milk and Cookies Cake

Cakes

Coconut Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Here in Boston, I’m stuck inside while snow falls in fluffy white flakes. All day I’ve been dreaming of this amazing cake… it’s sweet, but not too sweet, light and fluffy like the snow, and oh-so comforting and cozy. I’m definitely going to make it again around Easter time – the coconut is such a springy…… Continue reading Coconut Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Pies

Pop Pop’s Famous Key Lime Pie

Hi, everyone! I’ve been in Florida this weekend with all of my extended family, spending time together, having big Italian dinners, and sharing memories of our grandpa – our Pop Pop. He was famous for his key lime pie – since I was little, I can remember standing at the counter with him, watching and…… Continue reading Pop Pop’s Famous Key Lime Pie